Late Night Trains and Combo Ticket for Zozobra

zozobra web 2017Say good-bye to summer on Friday, August 31, 2018 during New Mexico’s party, the 94th Burning of Zozobra at Fort Marcy Park in Santa Fe! The New Mexico Rail Runner Express will adjust the train schedule to allow people to attend the event. Also, passengers purchasing their Zozobra tickets online in advance have the option to add-on the purchase of a Rail Runner ticket, providing an extra level of convenience from those traveling from south of Santa Fe.



Zozobra & Rail Runner Combo Ticket

This year, various of levels of tickets will be available online for the Burning of Zozobra. These levels include:

  • General Admission
  • Express Check-In
  • Premium Viewing (5 levels of premium viewing tickets available)

When purchasing any of the above Zozobra tickets online, you will have the option to add-on a Rail Runner ticket.

Pricing for the Rail Runner Add-On Ticket

  • Ages 11 & Up: $10* (covers all zones of travel round-trip)
  • Children 10 & Under: Free

bf tickets button*$10 price is in addition to cost of the Zozobra admission of your choice.

How to Purchase

  • Zozobra admission & Rail Runner Add-On Tickets must be purchased in advance online
  • Sales for the all tickets are effective now through August 31, 2018
  • All riders must have a ticket to board the New Mexico Rail Runner Express**

**Riders can still buy a (regular) Rail Runner ticket, and then purchase a Zozobra ticket at the event gate.

No Refunds: If the Burning of Zozobra is cancelled, a refund will not be issued. However, the add-on ticket is still valid for travel on the Rail Runner to any station and back on August 31, 2018.

Getting to Zozobra

  • Exit the train at the South Capitol Station and take a free shuttle to the event
  • It is recommended to be at the station platform at least 10 minutes prior to the train departure time

pdfView the Zozobra Schedule

Returning on the Train

Two trains will depart from the South Capitol Station. These trains will NOT service the Santa Fe Depot.

  • After Zozobra, catch a free shuttle to the South Capitol Station. The shuttle will be located on Paseo de Peralta near Grant Ave.
  • The first train will depart at 11:05 p.m. and the second one at 11:25 p.m. The Rail Runner will wait for the last bus to arrive with passengers before departing.

pdfView the Zozobra Schedule

Parking at the South Capitol Station

Parking is available at the South Capitol Station for those who wish to take the free shuttles to the event. However, spaces fill up quickly. As an alternative, people going to the event may park at the Santa Fe County / NM 599 Station and take the train north. Passengers choosing this option will need to purchase a Rail Runner Day Pass on the train for $4 (reduced fares available for those who qualify).

Please park in designated spaces only; parking is at your own risk.

How to Enjoy Your Experience at the Burning of Zozobra

Is food and drink allowed into the venue?
zozobra kidsYes, but no coolers or glass containers. Refillable water bottles must be empty before entry and can be refilled at the free water stations. Outside food is allowed, but food containers will be searched.

Is food available?
There will be food vendors onsite. Bottled water, sodas, and candy products will also be available.

Are pets allowed?
No, only service animals.

Are lawn chairs allowed?
No metal framed lawn chairs, but umbrella-style lawn chairs are allowed.

Are strollers allowed on the train and at the event?
Strollers are allowed on the train, but not on the field. They can be checked in at the stroller check on Mager's Field before proceeding into the ball park/main viewing area. If you do not want to check in the stroller, you may view the event from the family area south of the ball park.

Are backpacks allowed?
Bags and backpacks are allowed; all bags will be searched.

Is alcohol allowed on the train?
Alcohol is prohibited on the train.

Will there be shuttles that are ADA accessible?
Yes. Seniors may ride the ADA shuttles as well, and may bring one companion rider per person.

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